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Sep 15, 2010 4:30am EDT
of marijuana. the judge made it clear jail was inevitable following a similar conviction in 2006. michael was slashed with a five-year driving ban and a fine of nearly $2,000. >>> following months of repeated denials, penelope cruz's agent announced that she is 4 1/2 months pregnant. >>> finally, lady gaga knows the power of twitter. the most followed twitter user with almost 6 million followers, she tweeted yesterday for fans to get in touch with senator harry reid and schedule a vote to repeal the military's don't ask, don't tell policy. reid quickly responded that a vote had been scheduled for next week. welcome to 2010. >> i haven't started my twitter account yet and i wondered if you would be my first follower, maybe my only one. >> sure. would you be my follower? i only have a few and would have been tweeting for a while. >>> and this comes to us from philadelphia where one group of kids going back to school was made even more exciting by a pep talk from high up. president obama talked to students at philadelphia's masterman school receiving a rock star's welcome with standing ovati
Sep 4, 2010 3:00am PDT
. >> that is right. we should follow the procedure we always do when we are talking about dgo's or policy. that means including the occ in the discussion and letting interested community members know. >> we are following the protocol that we have. this is not a dgo, it is a bureau order. it allows for the chief to go ahead and put that out to the department. certainly, it is amended for you to institute any policy that you want. but that is how we proceed in this matter. >> that is the problem i have, and i guess i need to talk to the city attorney. i understand he put out a policy under a bureau order, and it circumvented this commission as well as conferring with community members which we were told we were going to have wanted was decided that it was going to come here and to be vetted. it wasn't. i guess i need to meet with the city attorney, because i believe we said the policy for this department. we can change that bureau order, we can supplement it, or we can make a policy that completely contradicts that. i guess i need to talk to the city attorney about this. my understanding is that a brad
Sep 7, 2010 1:00pm PDT
is following that in the great wall or harvesting and usage right now. i can bring those forward to show you where they are. >> hopefully this will be integrated in the effort that lawrence and both committees are involved with that area >> chair? >> to follow what on the process change around tenant notification, putting this on the agenda to present with you are doing in september. >> that would be great. >> mr. martine has brought this up. thank you are about. mr. morales? >> this points out how they are responsive, although not as swiftly as he wanted in the category of addressing the issues that the public brings up that we will continue to follow up on. >> we will have a public comment at the end of item #3. threec, an update -- 3c, an update on permit drafting systems. >> yes, it is nearly ready for review. we have nearly deleted and combined air lot of the elements that we wanted address in the permit tracking system to address the needs of all the apart -- all of the departments. using a less detailed method for assistance rather than downloading everyone here and having them on int
Sep 21, 2010 11:00am PDT
audit of the municipal transportation authority board. >> this is a follow-up to the something that the board dealt with in june. the original item was that with at the board of supervisors and was presented at the time is a proposal for a second phase of a limited scope audit of the mta. the program authority committee was to fund managing performance with funds identified by the board of supervisors. at the time, the committee and the board deemed it appropriate to spend that kind of money on essentially the largest client of the authority. we proceeded, during the recess, to try to get that second phase contract out for the purpose of having it under way when you came back. but there were a couple of problems in executing that. the first was that i only had a $70,000 budget authority to get going. the second is that the amount of money available in the inclination for pursued was not a quid. we did advertise the scope and we receive one responsive bid. i felt uncomfortable with the idea of moving forward with a piece of work as uncomfortable as this -- important as this on a
Sep 21, 2010 2:30pm PDT
command chief -- is an accurate. while i commend chief gascon and mr. hammer, i have the following recommendations to establish a timeline for testing dna evidence based on best practices, which we also do not denote -- do not do. coordination between providers requires the police department to report on testing in prosecution rates before the board of supervisors, and a look forward to working with all the stakeholders to see this through as soon as possible. i also wanted to vote make it aware of the amendments in my legislation -- i also wanted to make aware of the amendments in my legislation. this is set for land use next week, and i wanted to make sure that these amendments were available prior to the hearing. colleagues, i would like to close the meeting today in honor of an attorney whose work transformed not only the physical look of san francisco but also the political and cultural heritage. his influence stretched far beyond the legal world. from 1964 to 1980, he pressed against apartheid in south africa and upheld the right of a communist professor to teach at ucla. dur
Sep 4, 2010 1:00am PDT
vanished. but if you start following the civilization, you can find where it went. you can find this culture's movement across the land. these images inside this bowl came from vessels that were anastazi. and you can track the movement of styles across the southwest, across centuries. and i look into these and i see people from the high desert living down in the pines of central arizona. i see the shapes of their lives still recorded, that the anastazi didn't disappear, they just moved and they carried everything with them. and when they ran into other cultures, they adjusted. they changed the colors of their vessels but they kept the same images, images of a landscape that is worn open, that is controlled by basic elements, by wind, by water, by gravity. see the shape of the world where i have spent my life, where i have been walking, looking for these stories. and just to give you a sense of scale here, that's me at the bottom of that pillar. and that pillar is just some old wall and that's all that's left of it, some memory of a canyon. every place out there is a memory, a me
Sep 2, 2010 12:00am PDT
plan together is try to follow the policy guidelines and views you provided us with -- you know, through your leadership over the last several months as we've gone through the budget and service discussions. number one, that as we put back or look to restore service, so in a strategic fashion. we look at the roots, ridership and benefits along those lines. throughout the last several months there have been numerous discussions on audits and our approach to schedule making. of course schedules and the levels of service being the biggest driver. we are following in this particular case and are looking at our plan to restore service, doing everything we can to write and develop more efficient schedules, particularly as we have heard loud and clear that the discussions that have taken place over the last several months to minimize the amount of stand by time. so that is the second principle . the third principle that we wanted to follow in restoring the service was to make sure that whatever we put back, we have the ability to mana are aw last several months we have gone threw ups a
Sep 8, 2010 3:00pm PDT
are welcome. >> with thomas jefferson come to the microphone, followed by annette robinson? mr. jefferson, thank you very much for coming to speak with us this evening. >> thank you for having me. i just wanted to touch on base with what was said, especially some of the things that jennifer johnson said, who is my attorney. some of the things that were sitting here tonight are some of the things that i have received. the money threatening to be cut because of the money or whatever. nearby had not had access, -- if i had not had access, i would not be standing here today. i was diagnosed as a schizophrenic, and with long- term treatment, i was able to make some drastic changes in my life. i am able to obtain and hold a job at this point. there have been times where i did not have a clue where to get treatment at because i did not know where it was available, and that is what is happening now. people do not know where to get it. if it had not been for the health corp., i would truly be shepherded into the system -- if it had not been for the health court. those places and things are needed,
Sep 8, 2010 7:30pm PDT
was hired to do the initial architectural drawings, and from that point on, it did follow the project all the way to today, and there are two reasons why i pulled permit. one was certainly to comply with all planning and building department policies, protocols, and compliance, and secondly, almost as important as that is once you get signed off and pull the necessary permits, it adds value not only to the project but also to the surrounding neighborhood and neighbors, so i am able baffled by them, just pointing out the 14 inches, where if you were to look the other neighboring yards, they are well in, you know, 3 feet or more, and i guess i am a little baffled that they do not mention those rear yards as far as determining the value of their property. and the fence items, her response of september 1, i am baffled by that, as well, because all of those items have been addressed. all of the complaints she has launched against 48 newton and mr. patel, they have all been done and checked by senior building inspectors and signed off. there is information on all the weekend polls, all the neces
Sep 19, 2010 1:30pm PDT
separated. one is the -- on page 54 and following, the personnel items that you see there. those personnel items, if you tally up the number of people who were brought on as full-time employees, you have about 135. if you plug in the interns, you have another 35, and then you have another 40 or so, i think, emergency appointments and such like that. those numbers exceed the number of layoffs. and this isn't the only time that you're reporting hiring people. and while the period that we went through last year with the layoffs is, of course, gone and we can't do much about that, we can learn from what happened then and compare what we have now and consider to what degree layoffs like those are necessary. if virtually everybody has been brought back and we have not touched the obama edu-funds money at this point, then there's a question about why we spent whatever it was -- $450,000, $500,000, and went through the disruption of the layoffs last time. the numbers you have here indicate that there's a better way to do it. we're happy to work on getting past that kind of thing in the future, and
Sep 19, 2010 6:30am PDT
, they would follow their immediate need, then be unable to see the perspectives. >> this gypsy village is the poorest in the area. homes like the one behind me are made of mud brick. it is not sturdy at all, easy to crumble. children don't have the opportunity to go to school. that can make idifficult to draem. dreams of a better life are hard for these people. this man says it is too late to think about an education. >> the only way i can make money is to be there when people need us to have them taking the crops. >> hope can be hard to find in this gypsy villa. >> sometimes they might be violent. not to me, not to us but each other. >> education is a big factor. prejudice also plays a major part in the fact they are just trapped. and whatever we are trapped by the truth of the gospel can release us. >> kevin and his team see the reality just a few miles away here in the gypsy village once known for crime and violen. >> for a while especially when i wasn't a christian, i was angry kning they put that is mark on my country. >> this gypsy ville is home to 40 families, roughly 500 feem.
Sep 14, 2010 12:30am PDT
of the individuals. allen and lawrence came up with the idea to run this to the subcommittee. kirk has followed through with that process. it really speeds things up because we can get to the amendment. frankly, i think kirk spend a few late-night evenings on the administration with it. i also want to point out, the department of the environment was helpful in reviewing what are essentially the two big challenges. the green building -- cal green -- fitting into our green coat. he did a wonderful analysis, different spreadsheet to show that we were more or as restrictive. the one thing that floated to the surface, in cal green, there is a medium building category. i think it is thousandto -- 5000 to 20000 --those would be small buildings to us in san francisco. so they are going to be captured in a way that is more akin to the larger buildings. i think that is all. if there are any other questions, i would be happy to answer. >> i have a strong concern for the gray water systems that we are in the process of looking into. is that part of the pummeling -- plumbing, progress moving forward? >> fra
Sep 24, 2010 5:30pm PDT
. at this juncture, we need to make sure she follows the approved plans, not afterwards, when there is all kinds of things that have been put in there and i have to keep coming back. we have been here three times. the committee has been very clear that she had to produce certain documents today so that you can see that she will adhere to the original plan. if she has not done that, i do not see how she can get an actual permit to start? i do not want to repeat the same thing we heard 15 minutes ago over and over again that something was built that was not on the original plan. i will give the rest of the floor to the other neighbor. >> i am peter linn and i am a neighbor directly behind the proposed property. the issue of the third story or the door in the back -- that was supposed to be subterranean as part of her basement. what she is planning on doing is upgrading the entire lot. the lot is on a slope. by doing that, she will potentially undermine my property. she is putting an entire living space underground. it will not be underground now. she will grade and potentially undermine my propert
Sep 7, 2010 6:00pm EDT
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Sep 30, 2010 7:00am EDT
as some celebrities have millions of fans postings -- following their daily postings but it isn't just for stars and star-struck fans, becoming a popular platform for just about everyone. the fastest growing social network in the world built around one quirky noun, the tweet. no, no, not that a text-based message consistsing of 140 characters or less. when someone tweets, they become part of a global conversation and since there are no limits on what you can say, twitter has become the ultimate soap box. more than 100 million people worldwide use twitter, including some unlikely participants. however none have embraced the trend like she and other stars use the site to speak directly to their fans anytime, anywhere. >> cuts out the middleman and the publicist, true unfiltered celebrity. >> recently ashton cusp ter sweeted against allegations he cheated on wife demi moore. embattled actress lindsay lohan confessed to the world she relapsed in her struggle with addiction. i did, in fact, fail my most recent drug test, she tweeted. perhaps in an attempt to beat the press by leaking her ow
Sep 3, 2010 6:00am PDT
to turn on. heavy volume around 10:30 as well. we will follow this for now and send it back to you. >> checking in with rob. the labor day weekend is here. we have been having those hot temperatures, he has a look at what's in store for the next couple of days. >> besides the culling out there, 61 degrees, san jose. skies are clear. in san francisco, seeing the low clouds fan out across the bay. 57 degrees, west wind at 106789 that's why our temperatures will be cooling down. as we head through this upcoming weekend, for the morning, 50s and 60s. fog thick along the coast this morning. lunch time temperatures inland, 70s to the 80s. in the afternoon, 88 in san jose. that's down from the mid90s of yesterday. still 90s out towards livermore, fairfield, concord. the trend, as we go through your labor day weekend, cooler inland with lots of low clouds and foggy starts to the morning. back to you. >>> thank you very much. 6:09 right now. taking a bite out of the slumping economy. see how one east bay community is getting down to business by going back to its fruity roots. >>> plus the e
Sep 7, 2010 6:00am PDT
girlfriend. >> world as we are following the ball up the volcano in indigene indonesia has sounded often compared it's the most powerful eruptions is coming back to life last week. it erupted this morning to a village some villages of magma for the first time. >> dozens of people have been killed in guatemala by mudslides searchers are still pulling bodies from a mud covered highway where there were back- to-back landslides here is a scene where buses and cars were buried when the hillside gave way a national emergency has been declared the death toll is expected rise thousands of homes and had been have been damaged. >> all strata of flooding australia. some have been slowed to get out authorities are afraid some residents are going to be trapped if they refuse to leave homes there has been a lot of damage to homes and roads. >> 6:22 a.m. will be back with more. a peek at the creek we can't see too much but traffic looks pretty light we are in for cool down all across the bay to. announcer ] we know jerry brown was mayor of oakland, but what were the results? fact: brown promised to imp
Sep 13, 2010 6:00pm PDT
in this area, so we are able to make their recommendation to have the attendance area follow up this way, followed the no. 67 bus, to the seventh part and then go this way. it actually creates a larger attendance area. it more evenly distribute the area and would balance enrollments. we then looked at the glen park area. this area is again designed, not taking into account that there are these overpasses and underpasses, which do make it impossible to cross over, so when and ends up being a relatively small attendance area given the densities that are there. -- so it ends up being a relatively small attendance area. mission street, and cut it across here, and by doing that, it would create an island, so we are proposing to put this part into monroe, and this attendance area actually becomes smaller. it is a very densely populated area of the city, so it would actually alleviate some of the attention of those who live near it and the site of the school. this is
Sep 15, 2010 1:30pm PDT
of the record so people are following that can stay tuned. thank you. vice chair joseph: does anyone else wish to have public comment? seeing none, i'll close the item and go to item 2 review and approve the minutes of may 25, june 22 and august 10. because of the shortage of members here, we will continue the june 22 and august 10 minutes so that leaves us with may 25. have a motion on those minutes? >> a point of order, since only four commissioners were present and one of them is no longer a member of the commission, three members can approve the minutes. >> that's what we're told. >> ok. so i'd like to move to approve the minutes. vice chair joseph: is there a second? >> second. vice chair joseph: thank you. want to call the roll. commissioner joseph? sorry. commissioner meko? >> aye. >> commissioner perez? >> aye. >> commissioner newlin? >> aye. >> the minutes from may 25 have been approved. number 3, report of the acting director. >> good evening, commissioners. hope you're all well after our holiday. i know i'm doing well. i have, again, hopefully everyone is following along in their bi
Sep 2, 2010 1:30pm PDT
alioto- pier. this is followed by a supervisor chu. >> can i ask dave to come up? if you could come up with him. today, it is my honor to recognize dave, who has dedicated the last 38 years of his life to the san francisco parks and recreation department. he started out at the jackson playground where he coached thousands of kids that baseball, basketball, and football. he began running services for the facilities and began running the first inclusion program. for the last 21 years, he has poured his heart and soul into his job as the camp director for the day camp. that equates to 21 years for creating new games and crafts for kids every week. learning and teaching every single camp song and skit imaginable. if you line up all of the smorews you cooked they would probably go to the moon. this is a place for urban kids can go to explore nature to their car -- their heart's content. folks get together and celebrate. the things that they hear is how wonderful dave has been and how instrumental he has been to the success of the camp. this is his last week at pine lake camp. i want to than
Sep 13, 2010 6:00am EDT
-mailed representatives from the union but have not heard back. >>> a man in a ski mask followed a girl to school thursday outside bell elementary in rockville. three girls were playing when one of them says a man wearing all black and a mask over his face approached her. the girl says the man followed her until she re-joined her friends. >>> president obama heads to fairfax county. >>> they tried to return home for the first time since the massive gas line explosion and fire. >>> 6:08 is your time right now. a little bit of fog out there. beautiful skies. a cool morning. tom will have your forecast right after the break. stay with us. [ male announcer ] how can rice production in india, affect wheat output in the u.s., the shipping industry in norway, and the rubber industry, in south america? at t. rowe price, we understand the connections of a complex global economy. it's just one reason 75% of our mutual funds beat their 10-year lipper average. t. rowe price. invest with confidence. request a prospectus or summary prospectus with investment objectives, risks, fees, expenses, and other information to r
Sep 8, 2010 7:00pm PDT
's why his bail was reduced. baltimore was killed last week following a pursuit. >>> crews searched the color landfill for a victim in that case. frederick sally's went missing last month and his father was found dead. police say they found no proof at the landfill and will resume the search in the morning. >> one man is in custody tonight but a second suspect is at large after police uncovered a vast marijuana card into the were discovered above morocco and as paul chambers report the tips came from helicopter surveillance. >> reporter: we were the only news crew on the scene when they started unloading these 1800 marijuana plants being that it was ready for harvesting. we found marijuana that had been harvested and was being tried. >> reporter: had it needed to the street officers say the pot would have been worth a quarter of a million dollars and today's bust took place between morocco and san ramon. police say the site was being care for full-time with inexpensive irrigation system and a generator. >> two subjects were located within the content and integrate it with a brief
Sep 16, 2010 11:30am PDT
♪ >>> sky 7 shows you the aftermath of a deadly car crash in downtown san jose following a chase by the chp. if you look under that tree, you can see the car rolled on its side. >> there were four young men in the car, two killed. when the car crashed on east st. james street at north 6th street. karina rusk joins us with more. >> well, cheryl, this is considered a crime scene and the san jose police have actually been here since just after 1:30 this morning. take a look. they are n clearing away most of the debray. a san jose police suppose person told me the driver of the car is 19-year-old jose antonio hernandez. he was treated for minor injuries at the hopital and then booked into the santa clara county jail on several charges, including two counts of vehicular manslaughter. the two passengers in his backseat of the green ford explorer died in this hoific crash. the passenger in the front seat suffered moderate injuries and is at a local hospital. the chp is not commenting yet on whether this was an actual pursuit or chase but police say a chp unit did make contact with the d
Sep 3, 2010 4:00am PDT
that similar scene. they're all watching the hurricane earl. following our local fog the forecast as well westbound 80 looking good will talk with your commute in a moment we do of fog along the peninsula it will be another warm day today. >> 0 lot of places to go might be clear skies out there but there's a fog approaching today the golden gate bridge stockton certainly seeing the fog along the coast this morning it's going to be cooler compared to yesterday we're born to continue with the cool down headed towards your liberty as well. look outside right now is to savor the most part we're clear the fog really started to flout its way and up to the north bay and read around the golden gate bridge area. just kind of weapon around the coast we could see that pushed its way and 57 in san francisco and redwood city about 61 degrees oakland this morning about 59 through hayward 61 for fremont. by o'clock our continuing to see sixties may be some '70s as well by about noontime are on o'clock we will want up with '70s and '80s air afternoon highs will bring temperatures in the '90s today so let
Sep 1, 2010 7:00am PDT
expossive -- explosives. 38-year-old efrain valdemoro was killed last night following a shootout with police around 8:45. he was a suspect in the death of a hercules man and the strangulation death of an unidentified woman found in the car following the high-speed chase. hercules police say valdemoro kidnapped that woman earlier in the day and police spotted valdemoro's vehicle and gave chase. they backed off when the freeway entered the freeway. about 8:10, the chp took over, chased valdemoro through san ramon, castro valley, all the way through richmond. the speeds reached 100 miles an hour. the whole time police could see someone in the passenger seat, they had had no idea she was dead until they got to pierce and central in richmond at this shopping center. police say they tried just about everything to stop valdemoro from continuing on his dangerous drive. >> we have the pursuit intervention technique. we attempt to disable the vehicle that way and we also try to use a spike strip. >> the suspect had a large knife. when officers came commands to him to drop the knife, in which they were
Sep 24, 2010 5:30pm PDT
if khartoum follows through. >> what is already known that we think that this is high time for the american administration and the government of mr. obama to lift the sanctions on sudan and to remove them from the list that the u.s. thinks that these countries are sponsoring terrorism. >> with most of the lucrative oil resources in the south, human rights organizations are contemplating whether the north will let the south go. >> one thing seems clear. no amount of international pressure will work unless the sudanese themselves are prepared to sort out their own province. >> and other news, the nigerian government officials say 2 million people have been displaced in the north of the country after the authorities have forced open floodgates following heavy rains. half of the population has been affected and the floodgates are opened and the water levels are dangerously high. people have been running too dry areas. the detained pro-democracy leader in burma has been included on a voters' list for the first general election in years. our election victory in 1990 was annulled by the military r
Aug 31, 2010 7:00pm PDT
and experiences with you. we will first hear from and the co-founder of the dream activists. following that, we will hear from andy macai. following andy, many of you have read about these two's struggle to stay in the country, and their situation has made them activists. we will hear from shirley and jay. they are represented by an extraordinary attorney. we are going to start now. >> hello, everyone. thank you for inviting me to speak my parents brought me here when i was 14, 10 years ago, from the island country of fiji and the south pacific. and they came here illegally and applied for a green card. no one told them it would take 10 years to get it. my grandmother is a u.s. citizen and today my parents and my sister, my entire family here are citizens. i am the only undocumented in my family. that is because immigration officials refused to follow the law. i will explain why. it took so long to get my parents residency that i aged out. they do not care when you turn 21. they tell you to get in the back of the line. even waiting nine years, they are asking me to go to the back of the line ag
Sep 15, 2010 3:30pm PDT
, accountability measure, it states the following -- abindependent oversight committee shall be appointed by the board of education to ensure that procedures from this proposition are expended for the purposes described in the proposition. at the san francisco school board meeting on november 12, 2008, the school board voted on 811-12 fp 3, creation of an oversight committee. i've emailed the president of the school board a number of times asking for the names of the oversight committee. i've also looked at the school site and have not been able to find those. would you guys like to talk or would you like to listen? thank you. is there an oversight committee and if so war the names of committee? also contained, government code 50075.1 complain of the following. the members of the board, the superintendent of the district, the office of the district, are hereby requested and directed individually and collectively to provide accountability procedures pursuant to government code 50075.1 that include, but are not limited to, all of the following -- statements indicating the specific purpose o
Sep 19, 2010 10:00pm PDT
parameters, fundamental terms, basis for negotiating, transaction documents for the company would follow, if the project moves forward as proposed. the project will continue to change through the public review process. this is really just the basic outline. the project -- some of the other reviews that will occur may also change the project because in needs to be analyzed under the environmental review. any mitigation measures, alternatives proposed, will also be analyzed as to their environmental consequences. also, the project will undergo public review during other heightened bulk issues changing in this project. those considerations will come either before the planning commission or board of supervisors, after an environmental review. projects very often change as we go through these processes. that is number 1, what the term sheet is. also, to talk about where we are in the process. if the project changes substantially, sfwp may need to examine the term sheet. the port commission would have every opportunity to consider the use now, or proposed in the future, have action in front of
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